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Figge Windows Shot Out in June Have Been Replaced

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Figge Art Museum
East Moline Glass Company employees install ten, new windows.

The east side of the Figge Museum of Art in Davenport has been restored to its original appearance. Very early in the morning of June 6th, gun shots fired from a parking garage across the street broke ten of the building's exterior windows.

Executive Director and CEO, Michelle Hargrave, says it was a shock, and she's grateful no one was injured. The new windows were manufactured in Ohio, and East Moline Glass installed them on Tuesday.

Photo of the Figge's east side taken on June 6

Hargrave says art can transform lives, and many of the Figge's programs help make sure art is accessible to everyone.

The museum's interior windows were not damaged. While insurance will pay most of the $30,000 dollar bill, the Figge's deductible is $5,000. So a patron, Brad Fugate from Modern Woodmen of America, will match donations up to $2,500.

Here's the website to submit a contribution: https://www.mightycause.com/story/Safe-Community

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